Located on the famous Cotai Strip in Macau, China, Sands Cotai Central is a world-class contemporary resort that offers personalized services aimed at meeting the needs of different types of guests. This casino was opened in April 2012 and is considered by many as the home of adventure, fun, and fortune. Put simply, this is where casinos, hotels, entertainment spots, and a broad array of retail shops can all be found under one roof. As expected, the resort pulsates with life day and night immersing visitors into a tropical paradise with lots of cascading waterfalls, palms, and natural light. Featuring an attractive blend of first-to-market brands from international designers, this facility offers both the locals and visitors’ an ultimate duty-free shopping experience in more than 1000 popular boutiques, luxury labels, and galleries.
In addition, Sand Cotai Central houses four premiere internationally-recognized hotel brands that provide visitors with an expanded variety of affordable and luxurious accommodation. The four hotels include St. Regis Macao, Sheraton Grand Macao, Conrad Macao, and Holiday Inn Macao, all which provide more than 6,200 hotel rooms and suites combined. This complex also features two casinos – the Pacifica and the Himalaya – which cover a combined area of up to 29,000 square meters with more than 1,000 slot machines and around 400 gaming tables found here.
On top of the casinos and hotels, this facility also offers high-end restaurants, bars, and lounges. You will also be amazed by the luxurious contemporary swimming pools & Jacuzzis that are surrounded by exotic plants and lush palm trees.
For guests looking to savor the northern China Cuisine, North restaurant at Sands Cotai Central is possibly your best bet, offering some of the tastiest Chinese delicacies. Here, you will mainly find traditional cuisines from Sichuan and Dongbei regions of China. Located on level 1 of the Sands Cotai Central complex, this venue opens 24/7 daily except on Tuesdays when it’s closed for cleaning from 2 am to 10: 30 am. Visit and sample these culinary delights prepared live by true chefs sourced from Northeast China. Some of their signature dishes include the Crispy Lamb Chops with Cumin, Crispy “Beijing” Style and Sour Prawns, and “Hunan” Steamed Mandarin Fish with Pickles Chili Sauce.
Yam Cha Dum Sum revisits the Chinese Tradition of drinking tea in teahouses which is served together with Cantonese dim sum. While the venue is only opened between 7 am and 11 pm, their highly delicious morsels have become an important part of many guests’ culinary regimen. As such, you just can’t afford to miss the chance to visit Yum Cha and savor their signature dishes which include Dim Sum served from the heart, Mango Pudding Aloe Vera, and Yangzhou Fried Rice.
On level 1 of Conrad Macao sits Dynasty 8, another popular Chinese Restaurant that incorporates in its menu delights embracing thousands of years of culinary wisdom. This restaurant will elicit a feeling of the ancient China especially due to its ambient charm that’s portrayed in the vibrant décor and history of the eight key dynasties of Tang, Qin, Han, Ming, Sui, Song, Yuan and Qing which are well represented here. Enjoy their highlight dishes that include crisp-fried crab claw with garlic pepper, dried abalone in oyster sauce, as well as the famous ‘crystal' jumbo king prawn served with bird's nest and egg white.
Overlooking Cotai Strip from its ground-floor location, Bene serves authentic home-style Italian recipe. This venue is flooded with warm, natural light, and rustic décor which complements its tasty seasonal dishes that include hand-made risotto pasta, wood-fired oven pizza, grilled meat, and the Italian cold cuts & cheeses. While at it, you can also get perfectly paired beverages in the restaurant’s walk-in wine cellar.
In celebration of the Italian social traditions, the ritual of Aperitivo is held at the picturesque Bene Terrace, a perfect outdoor space that offers elegant and relaxed atmosphere when the weather is warm. Overall, its excellent barista coffee, cheerful décor, authentic food, relaxing alfresco area, and great Italian music help to create a quintessentially Italian fare at Bene Restaurant.
The Feast Asian International Restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the Sand Cotai Central complex. This is an excellent location that offers an inviting atmosphere for a hearty breakfast, lunch or dinner. Featuring contemporary furniture and soothing earth tones, Feast provides colorful culinary delights including Macanese and Portuguese delicacies as well as a world of flavors from Asia. The live-cooking station displays the Tandoori, grilling, and wood-fire roasting techniques. You can also enjoy eating some of the best locally and internationally sourced seafood here.
In real reincarnation of the Macanese tradition, the Feast serves a delight cuisine that’s ideally local accompanied by a signature Asian-style afternoon tea buffet. With Roti Bakar, spring rolls, Macanese desserts, samosas and the live kitchen, Feast is a must visit destination when you visit Macau.
Reflecting on its name “Xin” which means freshness, Xin restaurant serves some of the finest and freshest delicacies including their signature seafood, Hot Pot Cuisine, Asian Barbeque, and an enticing a la carte menu.
Visit their Hot Pot Buffet and enjoy a broad range of fresh seafood with a vast array of clams, oysters, lobsters and prawns. You will also get a great opportunity to savor the Luxury Hot Pots which comprises the likes of Luxury Kobe Set and Luxury Lobster Set. This restaurant also presents signature Asian soups that include Sichuan Hot & Sour Soup and the Vietnamese Prawn Soup.
Besides, get out of you regular diet by tasting some of their Asian Barbeque being served here including specialty lamb, beef, duck, and pork. Finish your meal with local desserts such as White Chocolate Chantilly, Mango Pudding, Warm Chestnut, Chinese Olives, Vanilla Ice Cream and Chocolate soup.
Standing as a premiere sushi bar in Asia, Ginza Sushi enthralls guests with finely prepared cuisines from Japan. Exuding a grandiose décor and serving Japanese cuisine prepared by famous Japanese chefs, Ginza Sushi defines what a sushi bar should offer.
Operating 24 hours daily, the Southern Kitchen provides a quick and convenient option to enjoy the textures and flavors of Southern China. This ranges from a selection of barbecued meats and stir-fried vegetables to rice and seafood. Southern Kitchen also serves its guest with dishes that invoke the Hong Kong and Cantonese traditions.
Located in a pristine location and featuring a great menu that will delight your palate, Holiday Inn Lobby Lounge is an excellent venue that will fully suit your taste buds. Some of the notable delicious dishes offered here include pan-Fried Pork Dumplings, Nachos, Deep Fried Prawn Springs Rolls, Malaysian Chicken Satay, and Sichuan-Style Chicken Wings among several others.
Fancy dining at the poolside? Well, you’ll certainly fall in love with the Sala Café. With three premium poolside cafes situated at Sheraton Macao Hotel, Sala allows you to enjoy the morning sunshine at the poolside while eating a wholesome breakfast buffet. Pull up a seat at the café’s bar and order your favorite cocktail as you wait for a hearty afternoon snack or a full meal. With a laid back vibe and a charming atmosphere, you may be enticed to wait for another round of mojito.
Located on level 1 of the Sands Cotai Central complex, this Pacific-themed sanctuary is adorned with lush tropical plants and natural light ideal for a wholesome morning coffee, a revitalizing afternoon snacks, or an evening cocktail with live music. Enjoy the high tea served from 12 pm to 6 pm together with all-day snacks ranging from gourmet sandwiches and pastries to afternoon bites including egg tarts, Macanese pork chop buns, and pineapple buns. The Palms also offers a broad array of tempting beverages including an extensive wine list, tea sommelier, classic cocktails and signature drinks like Ginger Margaritas, Sake Mojitos and Lychee Martinis.
Whether you start your day with a heavy breakfast, a light sushi lunch, or want to have a variety of tastes before the day ends, you won’t leave Grand Orbit unsatisfied. This venue takes you to a culinary adventure providing you with a fascinating international dining experience. Its highlight feature is its unique cuisines that are sourced from different parts of the world including Portuguese-inspired delicacies, spicy Thai specialties, Indian curries, Brazilian churrasco and Louisiana creole.
Cotai Arena is a multi-purpose indoor area built on four levels that include the Event level, the Main Concourse, the Upper Concourse, and finally the high-end VIP level. Featuring unparalleled flexibility, this Arena has hosted thousands of performances from world-renowned artists as well as various sporting events and entertainment shows. With a versatile 360-degree seat setting that can accommodate from 12,000 to 13,500 guests, Cotai Arena provides attendees with an exemplary and unforgettable event experience.
Enjoy an invigorating swim and make a splash in one of the many pools in Sand Cotai Central resort. You can also lounge at the poolside and let the resort’s staff serve you with different kinds of fruit juices, cocktails and delicious snacks. During summer, you can relax in the shades provided by many cabanas surrounding the pools. Besides, when the cooler months set in, you can navigate to the sixth floor and warm yourself in the heated outdoor swimming pool found there.
Whether you want to engage in professional swimming exercise, rejuvenate with a refreshing swim, or read a book under the shady canopy, these swimming pools will give you the privacy and ambiance you so much deserve.